Travel Blogs from Tirana, Albania

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from top to bottom in 24 hours, Tirana, Albania travel blog

from top to bottom in 24 hours

A travel blog entry by trg7

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... able to find transportation to get further down the country so that we could enter greece by the morning.  The buses in Albania, called furgons, are really like large mininvans.  They system is that there is no system.  buses don't depart ...

Internationales Bektashi Zentrum in Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Internationales Bektashi Zentrum in Tirana

A travel blog entry by skipetarenland

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Bump, bump and more f@*king bumps!, Tirona, Albania travel blog

Bump, bump and more f@*king bumps!

A travel blog entry by lalalaura

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... , but the roads lack enough pavement to even be considered a highway. Pothole city! The EU has given money to Albania to improve their improvised roads. As we were driving through, highway construction was quickly proceeding. Definitely would like to ...

Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Tirana ...

The Real Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

The Real Tirana

A travel blog entry by melissa96

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... and after 400 years Islam was the main religion... That is until Communism came in and declared religion illegal, thus making Albania the worlds first atheist country. Nowadays no one gives a shit about religion, they mostly belong to a religious group ...

Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana

A travel blog entry by fatduck

... that supressing the people was impossible. Armies move very slowly up densely forested mountains. We came into Albania well after dark. Drat! the ride to Tirana was more than four hours for the few hundred kilometers distance. It is so annoying when ...

Km 1740, Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Km 1740, Tirana

A travel blog entry by andiontour

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... mitnehemen..Es gibt noch weitere Geschichten, aber die erzähle ich dann später..;) Nun, heute bin ich gegen Mittag in Tirana angekommen. Die Fahrt von Lezhe nach Tirana war einfach nur gerade aus auf der "Autobahn". Nun ja, Autobahn ist vielleicht ...

Coach Prepared me Well, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Coach Prepared me Well

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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... were such a thing as Hell, deserves its most cruel and painful punishments, but he does have the honor of proclaiming Albania the world's first atheist state in 1967 and made literacy so important that it sits at around 99%.  It was famously ...

Lakes and mountains in the Western Balkans, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Lakes and mountains in the Western Balkans

A travel blog entry by littlebush

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... in the 8-bed dorm in the spanning new hostel in the centre of town. The next day I was on a bus crossing the border into Albania. The mountainous area around the border was stunning. The 6 hour journey flew by as I gazed out off the window at the farmers ...

Tirana Albania, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana Albania

A travel blog entry by lukeandbelinda

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... loveliest man.  He tried to explain all the sites of Durres to us and then dropped us off at the bus going to Tirana, the capital of Albania.  The bus was only a half an hour journey and after the night we’d had we just need to get to ...

Italy and Mercedes..., Tirana, Albania travel blog

Italy and Mercedes...

A travel blog entry by adambrownell

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... and restaurants with huge Italian influence, you could spend some time here soaking it in. We stayed at Hostel Albania, although I would rescommend staying at Tirana Hostel. Our's was fine for 10.00 euro a night - although I think Tirana would have been ...

Ethem Bey mosque (Tirana, Albania), Tirana, Albania travel blog

Ethem Bey mosque (Tirana, Albania)

A travel blog entry by camilo9015

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... Pasha (Haxhi Ethem Bey), great-grandson of Sulejman Pasha. During the totalitarianism of the Socialist People's Republic of Albania, the mosque was closed. In January 18, 1991, despite opposition from communist authorities, 10,000 people entered carrying ...

Trying Times in Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Trying Times in Tirana

A travel blog entry by dangabesisaak

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... book our tickets to Shkodra, a town near the border with Montenegro, for the next day. It's been a colourful, crazy, occasionally frustrating time in Albania, but we definitely haven't had a dull moment! All our best from Albania, Dan and ...

Long overnight bus ride, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Long overnight bus ride

A travel blog entry by radsolv

Several hours late arrival in capital of Albania about 9AM. Find Freddy's Hostel on Internet. Walk there book private room a/c 20 Euro. Interesting. attractive. Impressive Senderbeg Square, Spend two nights there. negotiate 5 pm checkout for ...

Tirana - city of cafes and dust, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana - city of cafes and dust

A travel blog entry by jeroen

... the progress. Modern petrol stations (oddly, all with english-only signs reading 'unleaded' etc), ATMs that accept foreign bank cards (Albania's the last country in Europe to get these) and many good new buildings that make you forget about the dreary, ...

Albania 04, Durres and Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albania 04

A travel blog entry by shaun_and_leah

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... rap video clips appear to be all their friends swaying on stage whilst being filmed on a handycam. Favourite thing about Albania: - Black market money changers - guys that hang around with huge brick sized wads of cash and change Albanian leke ...

Albania, Tirane, Albania travel blog

Albania

A travel blog entry by helenandeoghan

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... , our planning led us to the new port on Corfu, and then on to a hydrofoil for the 25 minute journey to Sarande in Albania. Poor internet connections and not much time away from the boat in Corfu meant that we only managed to squeeze in an hour's ...

Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana

A travel blog entry by ced

Saturday 2 ...

Tirana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tirana

A travel blog entry by albycindy

... didn't get it either!) to catch a bus so just decided to head there the next day. We trekked around for a while in Tirana the next morning trying to find the Serbian consulate. (We had heard we needed visas to pass into Montenegro.) After hiking up ...

Tihrana, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Tihrana

A travel blog entry by naomifederman

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Sweat, Liquid Dreams, UHT and other liquids, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Sweat, Liquid Dreams, UHT and other liquids

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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... 8217;. I remember dancing to this song on my desk on the last day of 4th class (that puts me at around 10 years old). Oh Albania, its time to move on. In the evening I met up with a guy from the internet who looked absolutely nothing like his pictures. I ...

Shqiperi Doo Dah, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Shqiperi Doo Dah

A travel blog entry by dazbo1975

... Albanian fans to throw things at us, they realised we were English so let us oue to enjoy a few Tirana beers on King Zog I Bulevardi. Albania has a really nice feel to it - immediately we liked it, despite Tirana being Europe's most polluted capital ...

Albania-Aiui!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Albania-Aiui!

A travel blog entry by tiagorelvao

... euros ao xulo do taxista pa me levar a 1a cidade...bem, qd la xeguei...como ja tive em paises arabes, n estranhei mt...Albania e a passagem entre a Europa e o medio oriente...tipo turkia(imagino...nunca la fui)Mas ha q admitir q o melhor q a albania tem, ...

tirana, capitale d'albanie..., Tirana, Albania travel blog

tirana, capitale d'albanie...

A travel blog entry by michlac

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encore une fois, bonjour de tirana...je suis devant un ordinateur qui aiguise ma patience... je comprends pourquoi ilcoute moins cher qu'ailleurs... finalement pas tant que ca, puisqu'il faut plus de temps pour lire et ecrire les messages...minute de ...

Cold weather, power outages, and litter, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Cold weather, power outages, and litter

A travel blog entry by laura1

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... to the side or directly in front of where they happen to be standing. Rolling power outages are a regular occurrence across Albania and Tirana is no exception.  In Tirana they seemed to occur twice a day - once in the early afternoon and ...

encore a tirana..., Tirana, Albania travel blog

encore a tirana...

A travel blog entry by michlac

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... : tout le monde fume partout malgre les indications de ne pas fumer; plusieurs crachent (andre le. sait bcombien je deteste ca), a tirana, la circulation est folle ( c'est comme si on s'etait donne le mot pour tenter de frapper les pietons)... de ...

Shit everywhere!!!!, Tirana, Albania travel blog

Shit everywhere!!!!

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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... ' over here as shit, unfortunately, seems to be the word for 'sales' or 'free' and so appears on most shopfronts.  Albania is a bizarre country that really does seem a bit alien in Europe. Its a mostly muslim country, with a very unusual and unique ...

Furniture shop, furniture shop, petrol station...., Tirana, Albania travel blog

Furniture shop, furniture shop, petrol station....

A travel blog entry by tennis_tom

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... an hour later and trekked back through the streets to our hotel. We grabbed out stuff and made for the 3pm bus to Tirana, Albania’s capital. The bus ride was pretty interesting and we spent most of the journey with our heads glued to the window, ...

More Tirana time and general Albanian observations, Tirana, Albania travel blog

More Tirana time and general Albanian observations

A travel blog entry by laura1

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... ) and partially because of my lack of Albanian language skills and the general lack of English-speakers in the country. Albania was a very dirty country.  All through the countryside and in the cities there is trash everywhere.  Especially ...

tirana, la fin d'un voyage, Tirana, Albania travel blog

tirana, la fin d'un voyage

A travel blog entry by michlac

aujourd'hui c'est le ...

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